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Re: [suse-security] Latest XFree86 fix turns system unstable
  • From: Bob Vickers <bobv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 13:04:29 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.OSF.4.58.0403081259480.5439@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dear Geoffrey,

I think you are being unfair: if his diagnosis is correct then applying a
security fix has made his machine unusable (ish) and I think it is quite
reasonable to discuss that on a security list.

Bob

On Mon, 8 Mar 2004, Geoffrey wrote:

> Oliver Schwabedissen wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I installed the latest XFree86 security fix yesterday. Since then my
> > X server crashed twice :(.
>
> Wrong list, try the xfree list. Although you note it's a security fix,
> it's really an Xfree problem.
>
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